Category: Joseph and Jesus – A Comparison

Joseph Proved to Be a Great Counsellor. Jesus Named a Great Counsellor Before His Birth.

WEEK 36:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 41:39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.

 

Jesus

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful; Counsellor, The Mighty of God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of peace.

 

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God’s Spirit Indwelt Both of Them

WEEK 35:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 41:38 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?

 

Jesus

Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power, who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil, for God was with Him.

 

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Joseph Warned of a Coming Danger. Jesus Warned That Death Did Not End All.

WEEK 34:

 

Joseph

Genesis 41:33-36 33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. 34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land, and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. 35 And let them gather all the food of those good years that come, and lay up corn under the hand of Pharaoh, and let them keep food in the cities. 36 And that food shall be for store to the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt: that the land perish not through the famine.

 

Jesus

Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul, but rather, fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

 

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Joseph Desired to Be Remembered By the Butler. Jesus By His Broken Body.

WEEK 33:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 40:14 But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house.

 

Jesus

Luke 22:19 And He took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them saying, This is My body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of Me.

 

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Both Were With Two Others Condemned to Die.

 

 

WEEK 32:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 40:1-3 1 And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt. 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief of the bakers. 3 And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.

 

Jesus

Luke 23:32 And there were also two other malefactors, led with Him to be put to death.

Luke 23: 39-43 39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on Him, saying If thou be the Christ, save thyself and us. 40 But the other answering rebuked him saying, Dost thou not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? 41 And we indeed justly: for we receive the due reward of our deeds: but this man hath done nothing amiss. 42 And he said unto Jesus, Lord remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. 43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, today shall thou be with Me in paradise.

 

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Joseph Won the Respect of His Jailor. Jesus the Respect of the Roman Centurion.

WEEK 31:

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:21 But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

 

Jesus

Luke 23:47 And when the Centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying certainly this was a righteous man.

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Both Were Numbered With Transgressors

WEEK 30:

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:20 And Joseph’s master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.

 

 

Jesus

Luke 22:37 For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in Me, And He was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning Me have an end.

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Joseph Was Cast Into Prison Though Innocent. Pilate Found No Fault In Jesus.

WEEK 29:

Joseph

Genesis 39:20 And Joseph’s master took him, and put him into the prison, a place where the king’s prisoners were bound: and he was there in prison.

Jesus

John 19: 4 Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring Him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in Him.

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Joseph Attempted No Defence. Jesus Gave No Defence at His Trials

 

 

WEEK 28:

 

 

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:19 And it came to pass, when his master heard the words of his wife, which she spake unto him, saying, After this manner did thy servant to me; that his wrath was kindled.

 

Jesus

Isaiah 53:7 He was oppressed, and He was afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth: He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so He openeth not His mouth.

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Both Were Falsely Accused

WEEK 27:

 

Joseph

Genesis 39:17-18 17 And she spake unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew servant, which thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to mock me. 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted up my voice and cried that he left his garment with me, and fled out.

 

Jesus

Matthew 26:59-60 59 Now the chief priest, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put Him to death. 60 But found none: yea though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses.

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